Churchill girls basketball teams sweeps Stark County

The Churchill Jr. High Basketball teams swept Stark County last night. 

The seventh grade ladies edged out the Rebels 27-25.

Cayman Milroy, Parker Cash and Hannah Dillbeck led the Blue Streaks with six points.

The seventh graders now sit at 10-4 on the year and are off till Monday when they travel to Canton.

In the Eighth grade matchup – the Blue Steaks dominated early going up 28-6 at halftime and finishing 43-14 over Stark County.

Grace Nelson led Churchill with 12 points while Abby Lingafelter added eight.


The Prairie Fire volleyball team fell to Cornell in a tough conference matchup on Wednesday night.

Knox (9-14, 0-6 MWC) faced the Midwest Conference leaders and were unable to get much going, falling in three sets: 25-13, 25-13, 25-12.

Jeanette Peebles led Knox with six kills and three blocks. Emily Mosher added 13 assists and seven digs.

The Prairie Fire will have another tough road matchup on Friday when they travel to Dubuque.


Both teams rallied in a hotly contested match at Monmouth’s Glennie Gym Wednesday night, and in the end Illinois College had pulled out a 3-2 win over the Fighting Scots: 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, 21-25, 15-7.

The Scots enter Fall Break this weekend with a Friday night trip to Dubuque.


The Carl Sandburg Chargers dominated Illinois Valley last night – sweeping the Eagles in three sets: 25-22, 25-15, 25-11.

Josalyn Owens had 10 kills, three service points and a dig, while Adre Vetter had 30 digs three service points and a kill.

The Chargers then play at Lincoln tonight.


Monmouth and Millikin posted nearly equal stat lines, but Millikin found the net more often to defeat the Scots 3-1 under the lights in Decatur.

Monmouth outshot MIllikin 15-14, but the Big Blue tallied 10 shots on goal, one more than Monmouth’s total.

The Scots move back into Midwest Conference play this weekend when they travel to Beloit and Lake Forest for a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader.

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